Monthly Archives: November 2005

Exclusive: South Korean Clones Replaced G8 Leaders After 9/11

Now, thanks to a new FEC ruling that says bloggers (online journalists) are journalists, and entitled to the rights and freedoms thereof, How to Save the World can finally reveal the horrifying truth that explains the strange decisions made by … Continue reading

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Links of the Week – Nov.19/05

EL Doctorow: “Bush Doesn’t Feel”: The award-winning writer brilliantly diagnoses Bush’s psychopathy in the Alachua Post. Thanks to Dale Asberry for the link. Excerpt: He is the President who does not feel. He does not feel for the families of … Continue reading

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The Ideal Collaborative Team, and A Conversation on the Collaboration Process.

The Ideal Collaborative Team A New Survey Suggests that Attitude is More Important than Experience in Collaborative Work A recent survey conducted jointly by Mitch Ditkoff and Tim Moore of Idea Champions, Carolyn Allen of Innovation Solution Center and Dave … Continue reading

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Why Can’t Real Organizations Be As Collaborative As Virtual Games?

Screenshot from multiplayer online game World of Warcraft Steve Barth is an associate of Dave Snowden’s Cynefin Centre for Organizational Complexity, and that by itself qualified him as an interesting guy to talk to at the KMWorld & Intranets conference … Continue reading

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Wikis: A Tool for a Democratic Revolution in Business?

The Social Networking Landscape The best part of my visit to San Jose has been, perhaps not surprisingly, the social networking between the KMWorld & Intranets presentations on social networking. To any conference attendees visiting How to Save the World … Continue reading

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Business Models

Alex Osterwalder and I have been exchanging e-mails on the subject of business models. Alex’s blog is devoted entirely to this subject, and the graphic above is his ‘business model model’, showing the nine ‘building blocks’ for such models from … Continue reading

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It’s Easy to Be Brave From a Distance

The famous lone protester at Tienanmen Square, 1989I saw the title of this post on a local veterinarian’s sign today. Apparently it’s from Aesop’s Fables, though I’m not sure which one. One of my best-received articles was the one I … Continue reading

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The Personal Creativity Cycle and the Organizational Innovation Cycle

Bengt J”rrehult, the KM Director for Swedish paper & packaging company Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget, has come up with a model for creativity that synthesizes some of the more analytical approaches with some more right-brain approaches like those in Creativity Inc, … Continue reading

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Links for the week Nov. 12-05

A Baker’s Dozen of the best articles and sites discovered or brought to my attention this week. Business & Innovation The Key to Innovation is Overcoming Resistance: Michael Schrage in CIO Magazine says innovators need the political smarts and persuasive … Continue reading

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Watch and You Will Know

Evelyn Rodriguez is in very expansive mode over at Crossroads Dispatches, and recently wrote about her meeting with a marketing guy at, whose tagline is: Ask, and people will guess at what they do. Watch them, and you’ll know. … Continue reading

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